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The internet is dominated by US companies and universities. What happens there is therefore profoundly important for the future of cyberspace. And what is happening there now stinks.

Take a look at, home page of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The EFF describes itself as a “civil liberties organisation working to protect your rights on-line.” It is running “A Campaign To Stop Unconstitutional Net Censorship Legislation.” The people gunning for them seem to be the Christian right and the FBI.

The “Christian Coalition” is sponsoring a measure proposed by Congressman Hyde, a Republican from Illinois. According to the EFF, this…

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